Why does my MDX hesitate between gear shifts?

Why does my MDX hesitate between gear shifts?

The dealer said it is an issue when the MDX switches between 6 cylinders and 3 cylinders usually around speeds of 20, 40, and 60mph. They put clips on to stop the vibrating/grinding noise that myself and others have reported hearing. While it does fix the noise and vibrations, my car still hesitates between gear shifts.

What kind of transmission does an Acura MDX have?

An automatic transmission is one that automatically changes the gear ratio as the vehicle is in motion. This means that the driver is not responsible for shifting gears. Similar to other kinds of transmission systems on vehicles, the automatic transmission allows for an internal combustion engine. What kind of transmission does the Acura MDX have?

When to see a mechanic for your Acura MDX?

While you may hear some noises coming from your Acura MDX transmission, here are some signs that you need to see a mechanic fast: If your vehicle struggles to change gears, then chances are you are facing a problem with your transmission system. The wrong kind of transmission fluid or even low fluid is oftentimes to blame in this situation as well.

What was the problem with my 2014 MDX Tech FWD?

The transmission on my 2014 MDX Tech FWD failed tonight. We started to drive home and the transmission wouldnt shift out of 1st gear. I tried to adjust to sport mode then back, and it shifted up another gear.

Are there transmission problems with the 2017 Acura MDX?

I am very wary of the MDX Transmission. We are snowbirds. 2017 MDX is North, we are South, so no access to records. Multiple issues with the 9-speed transmission that required a few reflashings. Disconcerting surge in acceleration from a stop with a cold engine, and a profoundly rough shift between gears 4 and 5 once up to normal operating temp.

What are the ECMS on an Acura MDX?

According to the Acura lawsuit, the engine control modules (ECMs) and the transmission control modules (TCMs) are some of the components involved, and the plaintiff says the ECM may also be known as the powertrain control module (PCM).

Is there a lawsuit against the Acura MDX?

The plaintiff says hesitation on acceleration and sudden deceleration cause serious safety hazards to Acura occupants, other consumers on the road and to property. The lawsuit about Acura MDX and RDX acceleration problems was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California: Partovich, et al., v.

When to take your 2016 Acura RDX to the dealership?

UPDATE- September 6, 2017: Today I took my 2016 RDX to the dealership for regular maintenance, as well as checking out this Acura Service Bulletin 17-017, 17-018 to see if it pertains to my car and the issues that I’m having.